Category Archives: Medications

Can Chiropractors Prescribe Medication?

Can Chiropractors prescribe medication is the continuation to are chiropractors doctors? In the previous post, I discussed the schooling and educational requirements to be a chiropractor.  Can chiropractors prescribe medication will look at the rights and controlled acts a chiropractor can perform, including the ability to prescribe medication. Can Chiropractors Prescribe Medication? No, prescribing medication … Continue reading Can Chiropractors Prescribe Medication?


The Top 4 Treatments for Acute Neck Pain

Fifty percent of the adult population experiences neck pain each year. With such a high prevalence it is important for patients to know what treatments work best for neck pain. This article is going to discuss the top 4 treatments for acute neck pain (less than 3 months). These recommendations were made by the Ontario … Continue reading The Top 4 Treatments for Acute Neck Pain

Acute Neck Pain Treatments

Evidenced Based Acute Neck Pain Treatments

The purpose of this review is to examine the evidence-based literature for effective, non-invasive (non-surgical) acute neck pain treatments. Neck pain accounts for 10.2 million (U.S stats) doctor and hospital visits annually. 30-50% of adults’ experience neck each year with more than 80% of individuals’ experiencing neck pain during their lifetime. This paper is going … Continue reading Evidenced Based Acute Neck Pain Treatments

Treatments for Low Back Pain

Low Back Pain Treatments

The purpose of this review is to examine 3 clinical practise guidelines (CPG’s) and their recommendations for non-invasive (non-surgical) low back pain treatments. The 3 CPG’s are the 2012 American Physical Therapy Association (APTA 12) clinical low back practise guidelines. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE 16) [part of the U.K Department … Continue reading Low Back Pain Treatments